Contributor: Christopher Millard

Christopher Millard is Of Counsel to the law firm Bristows where he is a consultant to the IT, privacy and data protection teams. He is professor of privacy and information law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London where he has led the Cloud Legal Project since it was established in 2009. He has published widely on cloud legal issues and is editor and co-author of Cloud Computing Law (Oxford University Press, 2013). Christopher has over 30 years experience in technology law and privacy compliance. He is a founding editor of the International Journal of Law and Information Technology and of International Data Privacy Law (both OUP). Before he joined Bristows in 2008, Christopher was head of the global privacy practice at Linklaters and prior to that he was a partner at Clifford Chance. He has served as Chair of the Society for Computers and Law (of which he is now a Fellow) and as Co-Chair of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Contracting and Compliance: Why All Privacy Pros Need to Get Up-to-Speed

By Christopher Millard

The cloud is going mainstream.

Many organisations are embracing cloud computing enthusiastically as a means to improve business processes while, potentially at least, making substantial cost savings along the way. Others, meanwhile, are proceeding at a more measured pace. Cautious adopters include companies that operate in heavily regulated sectors such as financial services and healthcare, as...